Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation Sets Three Fundraisers in Ocean City in July

first_imgThe weekend kicks off Friday, July 19, with a surf fest at the 7th Street beach. The Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation will hold three events in Ocean City on July 19 and 21 to raise awareness and money for research of the rare disease.The first is the 16th Annual Chip Miller Surf Fest on Friday morning, July 19. Held at the 7th Street surfing beach, this event attracts hundreds of surfers, family and friends.Surf Fest is open to surfers of all skill sets, from novice to pro level. The event offers awards for more than a half a dozen categories, including kids, adults and families.As the sun sets on the surfing fun, even more families will flock to the OC Waterpark for another event held by the CMAF on July 19. Over the course of four hours (six if registered by July 1), supporters of the CMAF will enjoy private access to the waterpark and an array of food.The waterpark fun includes trips down Splash Down Falls, the Serpentine Slide, Lil Buc’s Bay, Tube Journey and Lazy River. Some of the establishments offering food include Bungalow Bowls, the Farm Stand at 14th, Boyar’s Market South, Hank Sauce, Hula Sauces, Red’s Jersey Mex Café, Sandwich Bar and Playa Bowls just to name a few.The Ocean City Skatepark will be the setting for the CMAF fundraiser on July 21.The weekend will close out on Sunday, July 21, when the CMAF partners with Sector 9 Skateboards to present the 3rd Annual Chip Miller Skate Fest.The 1980s-themed fun starts at 11 a.m. at the Ocean City Skatepark and includes community first responders who are on-site to grill and hand out hot dogs and hamburgers to the participants. Multiple awards will be offered, including one for best era specific costume and even one for the biggest wipeout.    As with all events, prices and participation vary, but complete details on the 2019 season can be found online at www.ChipMiller.org or via the CMAF Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AmyloidosisAwareness.Can’t make the events? Donate via the CMAF web page.The fundraising foundation is named in memory of Chip Miller, co-founder of Carlisle Events, a collector car and truck promotion company based in Pennsylvania, who died of amyloidosis in 2004. His son, Lance Miller, of Ocean City, serves as president of the foundation.Amyloidosis is when an abnormal protein called amyloid builds up in the tissues and organs, according to WebMD.com. When it does, it affects their shape and how they work. Amyloidosis is a serious health problem that can lead to life-threatening organ failure.last_img read more

Other Sports Pro Kabaddi League: Puneri Paltan Beat Telugu Titans 27-34

first_imgDesai also reached a personal milestone of 300 Pro Kabaddi points with the raids. But sadly for Titans, the defenders struggled to replicate their first half form, with Vishal making a mistake on an ankle hold that allowed Pune’s Manjeet to escape with a 4-point Super Raid four minutes after the restart.The move allowed Pune to open up a 6-point lead which they went on to hold firmly.Balasaheb Jadhav, who has certainly been Pune’s find of the season, came in the second half to solidify the defence while Manjeet and Nitin Tomar took care of the raiding duties.Nitin Tomar reached a milestone of 400 Pro Kabaddi points towards latter stages of the match as Pune saw out the late challenge from the Telugu side. For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Puneri Paltan produced an all-round performance to beat Telugu Titans 34-27 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the jam-packed Thyagaraj Sports Complex here on Friday.Nitin Tomar (8 points) and Manjeet (9 points) were among points for Anup Kumar coached Pune side, despite a record-setting defensive display by the Titans.The Titans produced 7 Super Tackles, as they jumped to the tenth place in the points table.Pune dominated the initial minutes of the match, thwarting Siddharth Desai’s raids while Nitin Tomar picked up valuable raid points at the other end.But Titans’ defender Vishal Bhardwaj, who has made a name for himself as the king of Super Tackles in Season 7, sparked off a series of Super Tackles, ably supported by his teammates Abozar Mighani and Amit Kumar, to keep the Titans in the game.The Telugu team produced 5 Super Tackles in the first half as Vishal Bhardwaj raced to a High 5 (awarded to defenders with five or moretackle points) but the defensive masterclass was not enough to prevent an All-Out in the final minute of the half which ended 17-14 in favour of the Pune side.Siddharth Desai was in no mood to let Pune dominate him and started the second half positively, picking four points in his first four raids of the half.last_img read more